The official announcement is expected to come Friday, with National Basketball Association commisoner Adam Silver and Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel expected to be in attendance. It's something that Emanuel has been pushing for to come to Chicago for a long time and now he got his wish.
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This will mark the third NBA All-Star in Chicago, which held the annual celebration in 1973 and 1988.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver made the announcement during a press conference at the United Center. But Cleveland will have to wait until at least 2021 for its next NBA All-Star Game. "We thank Mayor Emanuel, Jerry and Michael Reinsdorf and the entire Bulls organization and look forward to an exciting week of activities celebrating the game of basketball".
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Jordan took home the MVP honors and won the Slam Dunk Contest in front of the hometown crowd.
This season's All-Star Game will be hosted by Los Angeles at the Staples Center. Cleveland had previously been vying to host the league's next available All-Star Game, targeting the 2020 and 2021 exhibitions. West. Instead, two All-Star captains (the leading vote getters from each conference) will be able to choose from the pool of 22 All-Stars to determine the teams.
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